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Jul 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. a group burial was held today at arlington national cemetery. the crew died when their twin- engine gun ship went down during the vietnam war. thaw there remains for recently found and identified. one of the air man has a son in san jose. that son and his two brothers were at the burial today. a sixth air man on the aircraft was buried earlier this month in his home town in oregon. >> pg&e has new technology, they are using pigs to sniff out trouble, smart pigs. they unveiled a new device today to look for problems in their vast pipeline network. cate caugurian shows us how it works. >> pg&e's showed off a new upgraded detection tool used to inspect their natural gas pipelines. it is called the smart pig and this one will move from fremont to san lorenzo for the first time. it detects anomalies in pipelines and scams through slowly using magnetic technology. the idea is to prevent future catastrophes like the 2010 pipeline explosion in san bruno. this 14 ft. one time to as part of a systemwide assessment of gas transmission. some say it is overdue. the plan is to use them to scan throug
Jul 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
if apartments can have a 150 sq. ft. of living space, down from 220. that is just enough for a room with a twin bed and oven, refrigerator, a sink and a small kitchen table. did i say bathroom? no. joe vasquez is here with on who these shoe box apartments are geared towards. >> the small apartments in san fransisco could get smaller. >> a little cramped, it is a little cramped. >> patrick kennedy from a development firm showed me his life-size model of the tiniest apartment allowed by the state. a little smaller than the one being proposed for san fransisco. rant would start at $900 per month. he says that there are 50,000 new college students and 8000 workers in the technology field coming into services for every year. >> if we can build several thousand new units of housing for that demographic, single students and a single technology workers, we can relieve pressure. >> we fight all the time to make sure that renters live in decent housing conditions. >> but how decent would be, she wonders, if the tiny apartment becomes the new affordable housing? >> we're concerned about the precedent it s
Jul 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
dispatcher job four years ago to spend more time with her young twin girls but could not find another job. >> i never imagined being in a situation like this, but i am. and saffron strand has, like i said, made me feel like i am important enough. they really care. >> in last four years 200 people have come forward ththrough the program and half of them have gotten jobs. the members gain work experience volunteering to plan their offense. joanne cochairs the barbecue fundraiser. workers also organize their annual conference on homelessness and vigils to remember those that live on the street. the nonprofit members gain valuable skills and budgeting and management, speaking, and marketing. they helped andrew wilson with interview skills, clothing, and dental work. two years after completing the program he is a supervisor at a private security company. >> how much do they mean to you? >> how much? how can you measure that? their family. >> when i envision her right now, i see angel wings on her. i really do. >> but she gets emotional when members are hired. >> i cry, i cry because i am just
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